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Christian Studies - Leadership

Oklahoma Baptist University

M.A.
12 months
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12600 USD/year
12600 USD/year
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About

The MA degree at OBU is an advanced degree that develops learners and practitioners with foundational knowledge and specialized skills for ministry. It blends uncompromising academic rigor with unparalleled ministry relevance.

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Overview

Students can focus in two major areas: Christian Studies or Intercultural Studies. From these major areas, the learner can specialize further into four major tracks: MA in Christian Studies with Leadership or Apologetics; MA in Intercultural Studies or Intercultural Studies with Orality.

Christian Studies in Leadership

This degree prepares learners in foundational biblical and theological knowledge in order to lead effectively in ministry. Courses prepare learners in contemporary, biblical leadership in the face of various challenges involving staff, congregation, or volunteers. Additionally, learners will be equipped with preaching, discipleship and training tools at an advanced level. Whether you are a pastor, an associate pastor, a minister of music, education, or missions, or even an active layperson, this track will equip you to lead the Church, or to support those who do.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Christian Leadership
  • The Church and Contemporary Leadership
  • Christian Ethics
  • The Church and Missionary Outreach
  • Theology of Worship

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Official Academic Transcript*
  • A current Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two Recommendation Forms (one must be from the pastor of your church)
  • Apply for Financial Aid
  • To be considered for enrollment in the MA degree program, applicants must have earned a bachelor's degree and have completed both an Old and New Testament college course (offered online at OBU).
  • Demographic Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12600 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12600 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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